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Jan 18, 2013 5:00pm PST
been dead for five long months, but friends feel armstrong is still having a better week than lance armstrong. and gun appreciation day. it's a chance for people from all walks of life of american life to gather and not care about the mass murder of innocent children together. and finally creationism is being taught as science in some louisiana schools. we'll bring you a story about people who are so primitive that you might just decide that maybe darwin was wrong. today is the birthday of kevin costner, maryland governor martin o'malley, and naacp head ben jealous and maryland i don't know barry was caught smoking crack on come are a and tragically never had a chance to make a self-serving half-truth confession on the own network. >> john: good evening, i'm john fugelsang. he cheated. he lied. he took the money. the rock star fame. and at least one other actual rock star, and reveled in the% praise of humanitarian and fillenphilanthropic works but today lance armstrong is just another fallen loser, the bottom line, lance, after insisting for years that you never ever, ever used per
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Jan 18, 2013 3:00am PST
believe a word he says. the heels of the lance armstrong thing, big fat liars. we believed the lance armstrong story a long time. you know why? i did because he denied it over and over again. he kept winning. ron -- and he beat cancer. >> yeah. >> cancer is the thread here hey, ron. how are you doing? >> good. how are you. >> what do you think? >> to peter point first with the high school heismann trophy. it amazes me they are named before the college football season starts which begins that process of. >> we know who the can datas are. >> bill: really? >> yeah >> caller: then to the whole point they were talking about, it just stretches the bounds of beliefability. you want to give the guy the benefit of the doubt, but the more that comes out, it just stretches the bounds of believable abilitity will this work against him or will they go on his playing ability? what do you think? >> for the nfl, they will go on his playing ability. the nfl won't care. >> there are some real scound realized in the nfl. >> michael vick? >> someplacing in the nfl, they have records and they have done t
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00pm PST
anyone who ever said he did lance armstrong has gone from being one of the most highly regarded athletes in the world to somewhere on that list just below tonya harding. in a two and a half hour interview set to air thursday and friday, lance armstrong tells oprah winfrey during his career, he did in fact engage in blood doping. appearing on cbs this morning oprah provided little in the way of details of the interview but did say she was satisfied by armstrong's answers. >> i would say he did not come clean in the manner i expected. it was surprising to me. i would say that for myself, my team, all of us in the room, we were mesmerized and riveted by some of his answers. i feel that he answered the questions in a way that he was ready. >> john: oprah went on to beg people to find out where own is cable dial. quip to the guy on current. joining me now is dave zirin sports editor for the nation and host of edge of sports radio whose new book "game over" hits bookshelves at the end of this month. dave, thank you so much for coming on. >> great to be here, john. >> john: right on. let me sta
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Jan 18, 2013 4:00pm PST
really appreciate it. coming up we have oprah winfrey interfere with lance armstrong. >> were you just being your cocky, jerk self doing the tweet with you lying with all the jerseys? very, very excited about that and very proud of that. >>beltway politics from inside the loop. >>we tackle the big issues here in our nation's capital, around the country and around the globe. >>dc columnist and four time emmy winner bill press opens current's morning news block. >>we'll do our best to carry the flag from 6 to 9 every morning. >>liberal and proud of it. >> ana: 4.3 million people watched oprah's interview with lance armstrong where he admitted to doping. you know there is a second part of the interview that you can watch tonight. let's watch a quick snippet of that. >> tomtomorrow was it just you being your cocky arrogant jerk self for you to take the picture of you lying with all the jerseys? >> what is next for lance arm strong. >> a lot of people think you're doing this interview because you want to come back to the sport. is that part of the reason? what do you say to the million
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Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
to talk about lance armstrong. he apparently did a confessional on oprah. man, this guy you want to talk about a politician lying, talk about a liar. wait until you get a load of lance armstrong. >> do you think it was difficult for him to finally come clean to you? >> yes i think the entire interview was difficult. >> cenk: sometimes my cynicism is rewarded, that is with lance armstrong. of course he's cheating, of course he's cheating, and finally, he has confessed. anna is here, as well as michael and j.r. you ever more. >> yes this entire drama is unfolding because oprah spoke to article strong. she had an interview with him two and a half hours long. she plans on airing both hours in two different specials, and she says that if, you know, this eye-opening situation and that he's very candid about the experience. there are two reasons he might have come out to admit to this. there is the desire to compete in try and got triathlons, thinking if he admits maybe i can compete. >> cenk: what a weird thing to come out for. i don't believe that at all. who cares? >> you don't believe
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Jan 14, 2013 5:00pm PST
get a good parking space. lance armstrong in his interview with oprah. i think the real dope scandal is that you're going to make your confession on the own network. it has been reportedly admitted to doping. >> well, first of all. so basically this is what happened. he went from being the guy oh who everybody knew was lying to the guy who is now admitting that he was always lying. it's quite a step up for him. but it's on the own network which doesn't get that many viewers, too. he has already done these things. i don't know what he wants. but it was good for oprah too. >> cenk: is there an end game. >> to rehabilitate his image. it was because of the performance-enhancing drugs. >> we're forgetting the real winner of the races who will never get the accolades and no one will ever know their name and we'll only know he cheat. >> john: he was not taking drugs. he was taking his blood out of his body, pumping it with oxygen and then putting it back in his body. that is something i want to try. >> he was not just the guy using, he was offering bribes to people. ifel allegations are tru
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Jan 17, 2013 7:00pm PST
: we're talking about this on the day that lance armstrong comes clean about doping and he also reeled in journalists telling his story. people bought into the lies. reporters didn't want to touch the story. another cautionary tale for journalism students, yes? >> let's not even talk about lance armstrong and tigers woods and these individuals. what about the enormous sports stories that have to do with abuse of all kinds of children. sports it is news now. i think these kinds of stories need to be gone after with the kind of journalistic professionalism and ethics that we hope quote/unquote real stores they go after. now they have a blog 24 hours a day, and maybe due diligence is a thing of the past. >> jennifer: that's a frightening statement right there. you're blogging and preempting due diligence. that's a comment on journalism. robert thompson, thank you for joining us. professor of media and pop culture studies at syracuse university. >>> up next, american ingenuity used for this monday morning current tv presents special coverage of the presidential inauguration. the circumstan
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Jan 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
somebody close to lance armstrong and they said what are you talking about? one of the reasons he's coming back is he misses the attention. he might be as upset as oprah. never underestimate how people who are in the public eye become addicted to the warm glow of attention. but manatee at manti te'o, if you listen closely, you can hear the big sucking sound of attention in the sports world. it is all located on manti te'o. i've been covering sports for a number of years. i've covered stories that are more political more touching, more important to the body politic, more exciting. i have never covered anything this bizarre and that's what makes it such a bigger story than anything else. the bizarre aspect of this is so profound. the idea that a football player of such prominence which would either -- he's the most naive person in the history of the world -- he shouldn't be left alone in a room with sharp objects or he was part of a hoax. an architect of a hoax that ensnared "sports illustrated," espn, "the new york times," and for what end? that's the big unanswered question. if this
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Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
tired of this. it doesn't matter. >> they got smoked. >> lance armstrong is sitting down with oprah. >> speaking of losers. >> we learned over the weekend he will make a quote limited confession about doping. >> gosh. >> armstrong has long denied while cycling but sent a press message and said i told oprah to go wherever she wants and i will answer directly, candidly and honestly. >> it seems to be staged ahead of time. you know what i mean? i hate to believe that opera has given him the questions ahead of time, but it sounds like it to me. >> probably, you know, i never know. this is clearly, i think, in keeping with lance armstrong's code. >> i am so over lance armstrong. >> this is a crash course in what not to do in crisis management. if you crew up, own it. get out in front. get it past you and move on. he has dragged this out for so long and if he doesn't give a full confession, it's only going to drag out longer. >> they are billing it as a limited confession. is he trying to get like a contributorship on fox news? i don't quite understand you know. >> bill: i don't get it. a
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Jan 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
lance armstrong or hall of fame steroid story? >> if there is anybody tonight more upset than the legions of notre dame football fans it is oprah winfrey. [ laughter ] i heard she was doing an interview with somebody but i can barely remember what his name was. he rode a bike or something. >> john: has lance has to be relieved by this. he's not the weirdest story in sports anymore. >> i said that to somebody close to lance armstrong and they said what are you talking about? one of the reasons he's coming back is he misses the attention. he might be as upset as oprah. never underestimate how people who are in the public eye become addicted to the warm glow of attention. but manatee at manti te'o, if you listen closely, you can hear the big sucking sound of attention in the sports world. it is all located on manti te'o. i've been covering sports for a number of years. i've covered stories that are more political more touching, more important to the body politic, more exciting. i have never covered anything this bizarre and that's what makes it such a bigger story than anything else.
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Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
that their chicken mole enchiladas are fantastic. >> stephanie: nike might reunite with lance armstrong. [♪ "world news tonight" theme ♪] >> stephanie: really? >> just do it. >> stephanie: i saw a guy in my spinning class with a t-shirt that said i'm on it. because everyone wears those t-shirts just do it -- >> who is everyone chimosobi? >> stephanie: i don't know. just do it. charlie sheen is about to become a grandfather! >> how does that happen? >> stephanie: soon he is going to be too old to bend over to do the blow off of hookers -- what? how much do we love book of mormon, there might be a movie. dream cast justin bieber in the lead. i like it. >> [ inaudible ] should do it. now he's in the new normal. >> stephanie: not for film. we'll have to go with a lot younger people, because it's much closer -- >> oh, yeah. >> stephanie: can i give one last -- to our good friend jan schakowsky? god bless her. you hate that the best ideas in the world are not going to pass because we have such douche nozzles in congress. they will provide consumers the [ inaudible ] all of these republicans screaming
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Jan 15, 2013 3:00am PST
forgive him because his intentions were good. lance armstrong needs to ride his bicycle into the sunset and stay in the bicycle lane. at least the bicycle lane is legal and honest. yeah. the less we hear about lance armstrong from now on, the better. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> bill: hey hello everybody. it is tuesday january 15. good to see you today. welcome to the "full court press." here on current tv. pardon me. coming to you all across this great land of ours from our studio on capitol hill in washington, d.c. bringing you up to date on the news of the day. not all of it from washington. in fact, new york state has become the first state to act in the wake of last month's newtown, connecticut mass murder of innocence. new york adopting last night the toughest crackdown in the nation on assault weapons on ammunition clips and background checks and other states like maryland are soon to follow. so if congress does not act on gun violence, governors have indicated they will. they will act. we'll bring you up to date on the latest plus a whole lot
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Jan 17, 2013 3:00am PST
the door on this thursday. lance armstrong trying to make amends for doping. cbs reports the cyclist offered to give $5 million to the federal government for allegedly defrauding the u.s. postal service because of doping. but the department of justice has rejected his offer calling it inadequate as the post office sponsored his team for $30 million and he's offering $5 million. he also offered to be a cooperating witness in a federal investigation but doj apparently not interested in that offer either. >> bill: you know, he's struggling man to try to -- for everybody to embrace him. forget about it. he'll get a job flipping burgers somewhere. >> a big part of this that hasn't been talked about not only did he lie and he was deceitful, he was a giant jerk throughout the whole process. he was just a total you know what and so now he's coming back all humble, treating people like garbage. now that he's trying to be humble, screw you pal you had your chance. >> bill: total terd. >> his interview with oprah is tonight. miss alabama has a new job. no word if brent musburger will be watchin
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Jan 18, 2013 6:00am PST
? >> stephanie: and she -- >> and she said i'm not. >> stephanie: i know. the big interview last night lance armstrong and oprah. and you ruined it for me. he was doping? oh, chris. [ buzzer ] >> sorry. >> you really don't get out of the house, do you? >> stephanie: here he is. >> did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> in all seven of your tour de france victories did you ever take banned substances or blood dope? >> yes. >> that was in the first three minutes, and it's like okay. why do i need to watch the next three hours. >> stephanie: jacki what did you think? everybody already knows. do you think he accomplished anything? >> no, i don't underwhy now. and it is totally sociopathic. he is totally disconnected and the stories you are hearing about how he went out of his way to ruin the people who called him out on what he did -- >> yeah, he called them liars and tried to go after them. >> stephanie: yeah, all of this place out the same way, you are
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Jan 16, 2013 3:00am PST
about lance armstrong's pseudo confession yesterday. and congresswoman january schikowski one of our favorite liberals in the congress here in studio with us. president obama and vice president poised to annoyance recommendations to the nation at 11:55 this center. a preview of what's coming up. but first: this is the full court press. >> on this wednesday, other headlines making news president obama is getting new license plates for all of his cars. the white house announcing yesterday he is having the dc taxation without representation license plates put on the official presidential limousine to stand in solidarity with dc residents who pay taxes but don't get representation in congress. he did not have the plates on his cars in his first term. george bush, the president did not have them during any of his eight years, but president bill clinton did. >> as a dc resident, i have a few things to say to president obama. number 1, thank you for recognizing that basically people live in the nation's capitol real col onnists who pay taxes and don't get representation. no. 2, mr. presiden
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Jan 15, 2013 6:00am PST
: exactly. here is jacki schechner. >> i'm sure you all have heard that lance armstrong admitted to oprah winfrey that he used performance-enhancing drugs. armstrong's former teammate and whistleblower filed a lawsuit in 2010 claiming that armstrong defrauded the government by taking sponsorship money from the u.s. postal service. the justice department has until thursday to decide whether or not it wants to join the lawsuit. "politico" reports that the postal service gave armstrong's cycling people more than $30 million. if armstrong loses the lawsuit against him, he could be required to pay three times that amount. landes filed the suit on behalf of the government. there is a lot of reason to dislike wal-mart but they are doing some good today. it plans to hire every veteran who wants a job as long as he or she left the military in this past year and was honorably discharged. we're back after the break. stay with us. ♪ right have, about the "heavy hand of government" ... i want to have that conversation. let's talk about it. really? you're going to lay people off because now the gover
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Jan 15, 2013 8:00pm PST
about lance armstrong. he apparently did a confessional on oprah. man, this guy you want to talk about a politician lying, talk about a liar. wait until you get a load of lance armstrong. >> do you think it was difficult for him to finally come clean to you? >> yes i thinknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknknk always outspoken: joy behar. >> on my next show, i'll sit down with the explosive yet reflective, jerry springer and we'll find out which one of these camera guys is a secret baby daddy. >> only on current tv. [ voice of dennis ] ...safe driving bonus check? every six months without an accident, allstate sends a check. ok. [ voice of dennis ] silence. are you in good hands? from silver screens... to flat screens... twizzlerize your entertainment everyday with twizzlers the twist you can't resist. >> cenk: sometimes my cynicism is rewarded, that is with lance armstrong. of course he's cheating, of course he's cheating, and finally, he has confessed. anna is here, as well as michael and j.r. you ever more. >> yes this entire drama is unfolding because opra
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Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
out their money was fun. >> their gay money. >> stephanie: lance armstrong will reportedly admit he's dating jodie foster on oprah -- >> he will do no such thing. >> stephanie: i'm sorry. admit to doping. what? is he going to cry? what do you think? >> he probably will. >> stephanie: in the interview scheduled to air this thursday on own, he plans to admit to doping throughout his career but will probably not go into great detail. his admission carries with it the risk of being sued or held liable by those he defrauded about lying. interesting, they're saying that if he provided assistance to doping officials he could eventually be reinstated. but wouldn't he then be hold and undoped and not competitive? >> i don't know. i'm done with him. >> stephanie: are you? have you quit him? >> i quit him. >> stephanie: all right. [ ♪ "world news tonight" ♪ ] "gq" interview confirms that beyonce is crazy. gawker brings us the story. how can so much [ bleep ] crazy be contained? when in one two-page interview this is a question asked by all readers of "gq," miss millennium beyonce so you
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